Four Early Childhood Students Awarded Horadan Scholarships

Four Oconee Fall Line Technical College’s (OFTC) Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) program students were awarded the Horadan Scholarship through the OFTC Foundation-South, Inc., Wednesday, March 24.

About the Horadan Scholarship

Brandy Hobbs, Horadan Scholarship recipient

Dr. Lloyd Horadan, former OFTC president, established the scholarship in memory of his mother, Joyce Horadan, who was a life-long educator.

To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must be enrolled in the Early Childhood Care and Education Associate Degree program, have successfully completed 12 credit hours, and have a minimum grade point average of 2.5.

Alaina Bond, Horadan Scholarship recipient

“Many students in the Early Childhood Care and Education Program have benefited from the generosity of the Horadan Family,” commented Gail Clark, an Early Childhood Care and Education instructor at OFTC. “These recipients are most deserving and are excellent role models.”

Alaina Bond is from of Eastman; Brandy Hobbs, Dublin; Katye Rogers, Jeffersonville; and Megan Thomas, Dudley.

About the Foundations

The OFTC Foundation – South, Inc. and the OFTC Foundation – North, Inc. are separate and independent nonprofit  501(c)(3) organizations established to support students and programs at each college.

The two foundations continue to operate independently at this time.

Both Foundations are governed by a local board of trustees whose mission is to maintain a focus on local campus needs that mirrors the direction of Oconee Fall Line Technical College.

Donors’ wishes will be adhered to and existing donor agreements will continue to be enforced.

For more information on establishing a scholarship or to make a contribution, contact Kathy Aaron at kaaron@oftc.edu or 478-553-2148, or visit the Foundations page on the College’s website, OFTC.edu.  The OFTC Foundation- South, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization.

Kayte Rogers, Horadan Scholarship recipient
Megan Thomas, Horadan Scholarship recipient

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ABOUT OFTC  

The mission of Oconee Fall Line Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is to contribute to the economic and workforce development of east central Georgia through quality technical and continuing education, adult education, and business and industry services. The College offers associate degrees, diplomas, technical certificates of credit, and non-credit certificates in a student-centered learning environment through traditional and distance education modes of delivery.  

ABOUT TCSG  

The 22 colleges of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) are Georgia’s top resource for skilled workers. TCSG offers world-class training in 600 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs to students who are trained on state-of-the-art equipment by instructors who are experts in their fields. The system also houses Georgia’s Office of Adult Education, which promotes and provides adult literacy and education programs, including the GED® testing program, throughout the state. In addition, TCSG partners with companies through Quick Start, the nation’s top customized workforce training program, and through its individual colleges, who work with local industry to provide workforce and training solutions. For more information, visit www.TCSG.edu